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JGive 2.0 is here with brand new UI, activity stream and much more!

JGive 2.0 is here with brand new UI, activity stream and much more!

When we posted about our new design first approach for jGive nEXT back in December, 2016, we received a host of emails and comments with some excellent feedback. We thank you for all the love you have shown and bring to you the first release in the nEXT series - JGive 2.0 !

The biggest features that we introduce in this release are the revamped UX, a rich activity stream and an awesome new dashboard along with php 7.1 compatibility. One key thing to remember is that this is a ‘Major’ release which breaks backward compatibility. This means that you will need to rework any html overrides you have done when you plan your upgrade. Also note that as announced we will be dropping Bootstrap 2 support in this release. This also means that if you are using our partner template - JSN Fidem, you need to wait for Joomlashine to release a new version with Bootstrap 3 before you can upgrade.

Everyone is advised to read the release note carefully before upgrading to the latest version. Read on to know more regarding the features and a detailed changelog.

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JGive nEXT - revamped UX, Activity stream and more!

JGive nEXT - revamped UX, Activity stream and more!

UX redesign is going to be a major focus for upcoming major releases of Techjoomla products. JGive will be one of the first to get these improvements. As part of this exercise we are taking a fresh look at how customers use the product and are letting this drive the design and new features.

We hope this new approach will take our products to a new level. Here’s a quick look at the new designs and related features. It would be great if you guys can give us your comments on the same.

The roll out of this new UI/UX and related features will happen in the next few version of the jGive 2x series. Note that not all improvements will come in a single release and will be spread out over multiple ones.

Read on to get the full scoop !

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Quick2Cart 2.9.1, JGive 1.9.2 and JTicketing 1.8.5 is here with advanced field based filtering!

Quick2Cart 2.9.1, JGive 1.9.2 and JTicketing 1.8.5 is here with advanced field based filtering!

We are delighted to announce the release of Quick2Cart 2.9.1, JTicketing 1.8.5 & JGive 1.9.2. The reason behind the joint announcement is that 'TJ Fields' an extension all of these products share for field management, has got a major architectural upgrade. This upgrade brings extensive field based filtering for Products, Events and Campaigns respectively.

This was made possible due to extensive improvements in TJ Fields which introduced a universal filtering system which allows extensions using our fields management system to automatically get field based filtering. All these extensions ship with TJ Fields v1.3 integrated.

Besides these, each extension ships with minor improvements and bug fixes.

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JGive 1.9 is released!

JGive 1.9 is released!

We are happy to bring to you latest release of JGive 1.9 which is packed with couple of new features along with crucial bug fixes.  

The major feature updates in this release include a brand new ‘Donor List’ view for the Admin to get details of all the donors on the site. Also we have now added a “Complete Donation” feature which will allow donors to complete payments for any donations that they missed making a payment on.

Read on for the complete details of the new features as well as the changelog.

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P.S. If you renew before your subscription expires, you get an automatic discount !

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JGive 1.8.6 gets you lots of surprises!

JGive 1.8.6 gets you lots of surprises!

While chalking out the roadmap for JGive 1.8 we had come up with a lot of features which were highly on demand. However, the list was large and development of all those features together would’ve been time consuming. So, taking our key job of getting you timely and quick releases into consideration, we decided to split our roadmap into two parts and JGive 1.8.6 is the later part of it.

Let’s see what it has got!Field manager

Want to show some additional information about the campaign on the campaign details page? Now, you can easily add an extra field from backend. It can be text, radio,calendar etc. anything. Just fill the details and it will be shown in a new tab on the campaign details page.

Improved SEO

Getting your campaign noticed on the web is always an issue. With the new ability to add Meta Keywords and Meta Description while creating a campaign now you can rest assure about the visibility of the campaign on various search engines, drawing more traffic.

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JGive 1.8 now with Bootstrap 3 support and more!

JGive 1.8 now with Bootstrap 3 support and more!

Now all the campaign owners will be able to monitor the donations more effectively and get a clear picture of how the campaign is performing. Admin can also get an overview of how much commission he has earned and how all the campaigns on his website are performing so far. That’s not all, JGive is now adaptable to all the wonderful templates in Joomla who use Bootstrap 3.

Let’s get into the details!Frontend Dashboard

With this version we’re introducing a frontend dashboard for campaign owners. They will be able to closely monitor their campaigns by having a look at the All time donations of the campaign, average donation amount and graph of the donations happening per day. 

Backend Dashboard...  Previous Next

 

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Sneak Peek at JGive 1.8!

Sneak Peek at JGive 1.8!

It’s been a while since the release of our last major version of JGive (v 1.7) release and we have got some really cool stuff coming in the next version.

Here’s what we have planned for JGive 1.8. We’ve always wanted you guys to actively participate in the planning and let us know your views on it.

This is what we’ve chalked out!Donor ManagementAdd donors list viewMass MailingCSV export for donors dataPrint donation receiptField Manager

Note: Date: 21/11/15 Field Manager and Donor managment will not be a part of this release. We apologise for the change. 

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JGive1.7.2 with Version Update Notifier and Live Update support!

JGive1.7.2 with Version Update Notifier and Live Update support!

JGive is a powerful “crowd funding” extension that enables your members to create fund-raising projects; accept donations or Investments; and keep donors updated on the project’s progress.

We are releasing version 1.7.2 of JGive. In this version we have added new version update Notification support to notify users about new versions and Live Update support, to let site admins receive and install updates right inside Joomla.

Know more about this extension here.

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Introducing JGive and Invitex Super Saver Bundle!!

Introducing JGive and Invitex Super Saver Bundle!!

In crowdfunding achieving the goal amount of a particular campaign in that particular time is crucial. The reason why it is crucial is because some campaigns are time bound. People fall short to reach out to the masses in that particular time.

Now, we have made sure that this major stumbling block has been removed and got a solution for it. We’ve integrated Invitex  with JGive which sends viral invitations to your friends asking them to donate/ invest in your campaign. Invitex gives you the liberty to send invitations to almost anyone and anywhere.This is how you can reach out to the masses and put an end to this problem.

Generally crowdfunding happens on a very tight budget. We still want our subscriber to reap the benefits of this amazing integration. Which compelled us to introduce this awesome Super Saver JGive + Invitex Bundle which we’re giving out at an awesome 20% discount!!

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JGive! 1.7.1 Released

JGive 1.7.1 is now available. In this released we have addresses some critical issues. We strongly encourage you to update JGive on your site.

Changelog:

-Bugs fixed#48422 Guest user avatar broke with easy profile integration.#48005 Version checker was not working.#48410 Video player was not loading on SSL site.#48434 Error on quick donation view [Joomla 2.5].#48435 Error on campaigns backend list view [Joomla 2.5].#47304 Notice in TJvideo plugin.#49069 Giveback selection not working#49071 Language constant is missing for emails

 

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Overcome your crowdfunding challenges with JGive 1.7

Overcome your crowdfunding challenges with JGive 1.7

JGive a premium crowdfunding extension for Joomla! is getting into a new era starting this release. As promised we are delivering all the features, in fact we’ve managed to add an extra one ;)

As we all know that crowdfunding has always been a favourite topic of discussion at the dinner table. The discussions mainly revolve around issues like trust building, ROI for investors, achieving donation targets for non profits etc. JGive has a perfect blend of features to make sure that all these important aspects are taken care of.   

What are the newly added features?Campaign promotion using Invitex

Achieving a campaign donation / investment goal within the decided time is of prime importance. Now to overcome this challenge promoting the campaigns is vital. With this new campaign promotion feature viral invitations using Invitex asking people to donate/ invest on your campaign can be sent to people, resulting in improved rate of donation / investments.

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JGive 1.7! Coming Soon!

JGive 1.7! Coming Soon!

JGive! A premium crowdfunding extension for Joomla! which is getting into a new era starting this release. After much thought out process and keeping all the necessary most asked features in mind we have come up with a roadmap for JGive 1.7 .

What all is coming in JGive 1.7?Campaign promotion using invitexCampaign Specific Video galleryQuick DonationEasyprofile  community Integration

Our existing JGive subscribers have been waiting for these features to come in. We will be making this release somewhere by the end of  1st week of June.

All the features will be explained in detail with screenshots and an updated demo so that you can experience them on release date. Stay tuned for more updates!

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Techjoomla partners with JoomlaShine to create a fantastic Charity Bundle!

Techjoomla partners with JoomlaShine to create a fantastic Charity Bundle!

Techjoomla has joined hands with the creative people from Joomlashine to bring JGive users a beautiful treat! JSN Fidem, their latest offering brings a specular new user interface for JGive. Non Profit organisations, Charities as well as religious organisations like Churches will find JSN Fidem a great way to start their site or refresh their existing ones!

Joomlashine is one of the leading template providers for Joomla and produces easy to install, high quality templates. We have worked with the Joomlashine team to make sure JGive looks great with JSN Fidem.

If you are using or planning to use JGive, this is one template that definitely deserves more than a second look!

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JGive 1.6.8 released

JGive 1.6.8 released

Hey All,

We are glad to inform you that JGive 1.6.8 is released with some awesome features. In this release, we have added most awaited JGive with JoomlaShine JSN fidem Church template integration.

Here is the change log

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jGive 1.6.7 is here!!

jGive 1.6.7 is here!!

Hi Everyone,

We have released jGive 1.6.7 . We have added one major feature in this release - The Country and Regions manager with multi-lingual support.

The Country Manager and region manager now allows you to restrict which countries and regions you want to allow donations from. This way if you service lets say only the UK, then your users dont have to browse through a huge list of countries and regions and donating is that much simpler for them ! 

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JGive v1.6.6 released

JGive v1.6.6 released

Hi there,

We have released an update for JGive. This release v1.6.6 adds following changes. Quite a few bug fixes have been done and some useful feature addition and improvements have been done in this version. We suggest you to upgrade to this version. Checkout the changelog and the release note given below.

Changelog

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JGive v1.6.3 Stable Released

We are happy to announce the availability of jGive 1.6.3 which comes with lots & lots of awesome new features to take your Joomla Crowd funding site to the next level. The key feature in this release is the ability to Buy Givebacks.  This means that the user can choose to pick a specific give back & donate / invest against that.  I am sure all our jGive lovers will love this ;) . Then we have added some great back office features letting admins add campaigns as well as donations from the back end. This means that its easier to manage donations that are not coming through the website.  

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The other Major Features include

  • Ability to add campaigns from the backend
  • Ability to add donations from the backend
  • Tighter EasySocial integration 
  • Major Improvements in Reporting & CSV exports
  • Email notification improvements
  • JomSocial Bar display option

Can't wait to get your hands on the release ? Download it now from the My Subscriptions area. If you are among those still not using JGive, Buy it now !

There's more to this release that i can write up here.. So I suggest you go ahead & read our complete changelog & upgrade instructions ! 

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jGive 1.6.3 beta is out for testing

 

Hey you Joomla & jGive Lovers,We have released a feature-packed version 1.6.3 beta for jGive. Help us testing this one and take it to a stable version to be used on production sites.

 

 

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jGive 1.6.1 is out

jGive 1.6.1 is available for download to subscribers. This release fixes the bugs reported in version 1.6.1 and adds up some changes. Below is changelog for same.

Change Log for v1.6.1+ Features added

21964:- show currency left or right side of amount.

+ Task done

23495:-Image resizing to prevent distortion23494:- Remove Campaign Type ‘Donation’ from campaign creation form.23491:- Link to view change-maker’s other campaigns from the Detail View of any one of the change-maker’s projects.

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jGive 1.6 is out. Re-imagining Joomla crowd funding!

jGive.Crowd funding and donations for Joomla

Fundraising & Crowd Funding for the future with JGive 1.6

It gives me great pleasure to announce the availability of JGive v.1.6. JGive is one of our most popular extensions & this release seriously packs a PUNCH !  We know this release has taken a little bit more time than initially planned, but we do hope you will find it worth the wait !

Quick glimpse of Features:

Selection 010Awesome new Pin Layout for Campaigns & a Multipurpose Campaign Display Module

Now you see all the campaigns in a fresh new layout inspired by Kickstarter. It comes with a great side bar with lots of filtering options to help your users find the campaigns they want. 

The multipurpose module will let you choose & show Featured Campaigns, Recent Campaigns ,Campaigns expiring soon & Completed Campaigns on any page you want in a slick display. The best use of the module is to make copies of it & set them on different modes to make the Home page of your Funding section. 

  

jgive campNew Campaign details view

We have given the campaign details page a full revamp & it now comes with some really attractive design elements & the good looking JUI icons. 

Edit campaigns option for Admins

Site admins can now edit all campaigns from the Joomla back-end.

Screenshot from 2013-11-01 095705

Donation Checkout Improvements

This version adds the much awaited One Page checkout & VAT invoices which have been long asked for by our European clients.

Any kind of e-commerce transaction should be dead easy - then be it checking out from a Shop or making a donation or an investment. The One Page Checkout feature will let your donors do donations much more quickly without having to go through multiple pages of checkout.

Selection 012Photo gallery 

Impress your donors/investors by maintaining an awesome campaign image gallery ! Lets you add multiple images against the campaign & show them in a nice gallery layout with light box effects.

Paypal adaptive payments to make Fees much easier ! 

Paypal Adaptive payments lets us do Split Parallel payments instantly. Which means if the Donor is making a Donation/ Investment of 200$ & the fees owed to the site owner are 20$, then we can make instant payments of 180$ to the campaign owner & 20$ to the Admin for his fee.Note that this feature will only be available for the Paypal payment gateway.

Recurring Donations with Paypal

Another feature that was much awaited is the ability to do recurring donations. We will be implementing this with Paypal to start with & in later versions, depending on demand extend it to other supported payment gateways.

Community Builder Integration

The Community Builder Integration lets you show the user's Campaigns on their own profiles. 

Donors & Donations Display Module

Using this module, you can show various types of JGive data on any page you want ! The module has multiple modes as below

  • My Donations - Donations of logged in users
  • Recent donations on site
  • Top donations (maximum amount) against campaign by single donor
  • Overall top donors

EasySocial Integration

CB Integration was always planned but EasySocial integration is the surprise extra feature in this release ! The Easy Social Integration integrates pushes for all JGive activities into the EasySocial Stream. Plus campaigns owned by the user are shown on the User's Profile using the My Campaigns Application. 

Group Donations Support for JomSocial

One of the most requested features is finally here. Now you can tie in your campaign with your JomSocial groups & also show it on the Group. Now you can start doing Group specific campaigns or investments !

There's much more to this release so read on to see what else we have, plus there is a DIWALI BLAST offer inside.. So Definitely Read On !

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